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HP ENVY 15
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HP ENVY 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 16GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 16GB Jan 2015
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16 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 3,456 owner and expert reviews for HP notebook PCs and found that on average HP has good reviews. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the ENVY 15 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops of a comparable age and type to the ENVY 15 is 1GB and the biggest is 2.1TB.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The HP ENVY 15 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ENVY 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The ENVY 15 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Very Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the ENVY 15's internal memory is one of the biggest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ENVY 15. Across all the laptops that were released around the same time as the ENVY 15 the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ENVY 15 have total storage capacity of between 16GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. The ENVY 15 has one of the bigger total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ENVY 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Notebook PCs of this spec and age processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP ENVY 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ENVY 15, the ENVY 15 has a front camera.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The HP ENVY 15 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The hard drive capacity of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 5GB to 2TB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ENVY 15 range from 2MB to 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.1GB. The HP ENVY 15 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory (4,096 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The ENVY 15 is a three USB 3.0 port laptop.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs of this type and age.

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4 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the ENVY 15 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The ENVY 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Thick

The thinnest comparable spec notebook PC that has been available for around the same time as the ENVY 15 is 11mm thick, the thickest is 2,400mm, and the average height is 27mm. The HP ENVY 15 is fairly thick (26.7 millimeters) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ENVY 15.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on laptops of this age and type.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP ENVY 15

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when HP released the ENVY 15.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the ENVY 15 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the DELL Latitude 15 E5550[plb_2885642_price] (2.3GHz).

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Average Screen Size

The ENVY 15 has a pretty standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ENVY 15.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the ENVY 15 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

Other 2.3kg heavy notebook PCs currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Lenovo B5400[plb_2715847_price].

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Specification

Features
Design
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Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
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Processor Socket
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System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
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PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

(58)
27 November 2015

In review: HP Envy 15-w103ng x360. Test model courtesy of HP Store.The new Skylake processor leads to a higher computing performance without reducing the battery life. The somewhat higher power...

12 October 2015

A large convertible laptop with decent performance, but it doesn't excel in any area...

11 March 2015

There is nothing on the back as the screen goes through 180 degrees.The right side has an SD card socket, two USB ports, HDMI port, Ethernet socket, DC input point and a Kensington lock port. The... Read more…

30 January 2015

The HP x360 has a lot to offer: it's well-built, easy to switch to tablet mode and offers reasonable performance... Unfortunately, though, it's horribly let down by a pitiful screen, which limits...

19 January 2015

There's a strangeness to the HP Envy X2 (15-c001tu) that's hard to overcome. This mostly comes from its detachable keyboard, which features a touchpad on the right side, rather than below the... Read more…

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User Reviews

(459)
Reviewed 29 April 2015 by Agflak

This is a very capable little machine that I have used as a daily driver for about a month. It can handle photo editing, audio editing, Excel, multiple Chrome tabs, etc. Unfortunately, after only... Read more…

Reviewed 12 December 2015 by KUbbFan
KUbbFan would recommend the HP Envy x360 m6 15

Was hesitant to buy this one but when it went on sale for $549 and can return by Jan 15th if not happy with it, I decided to give it a try. This is now the 4th laptop I have purchased and am... Read more…

Reviewed 21 December 2015 by USUrocks

Initially I really liked this computer. I love the touch screen and the ability to fold the screen all the way back. The display is also great. However, I have been experiencing the same issues... Read more…

Reviewed 9 January 2016 by SadPerson
(Verified Purchase)

I got a great deal, price wise, but it was a sad let down. HP support updates are very slow. The essential ones do not self-download and this causes problems. Every time I wake it up from sleep... Read more…

Reviewed 15 December 2015 by Pbmaloney

Got the same white screen as of yesterday, going to have to take back. I'm pretty ticked off...

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Barcodes 00889296120513, 00889296220398

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